2017 has been the year of celebration for the MicroEnsure Philippines team as it has been commemorating its 10th year.
At the beginning of the year, 27 January,2017, Mr. Angelo B. Solarte, Executive Director of Tatay sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI), one of our key partners attended an event to mark the beginning of the year of celebration. The management team honoured it’s employees by recognizing those who had served the company for more than 5 years and made announcements of newly promoted officers.
So what have MicroEnsure Philippines achieved over the last 10 years? See below for the top MicroEnsure Philippines facts:
- Established 2007: 2 offices: Iloilo City and Cebu City : 15 employees
- 10 Years on 2017 : 2 offices: Iloilo City and Manila : 27 employees
- Over the 10 years MicroEnsure Philippines has:
- Collaborated with over 20 partners
- Gained over 2 million enrolments
- Processed 60,000 claims
- Paid out approx. PHP 700 million (approx. $ 14 million) worth of claims
- 3 employees have been with MicroEnsure Philippines for the full 10 years
- 17 employees have been with MicroEnsure Philippines for 5 years or more
The Manila office was opened on 22 February, 2017 and on 23 March, 2017 the Iloilo office moved to a new office building. Both were marked with opening events attended by Executive Directors and personnel from TSKI.
On 1 October, 2017, as part of TSKI’s 31st anniversary, MicroEnsure Philippines Country Manager, Mr. Rogelio De Pedro Jr., accompanied by the Project Management Officer Mr. Michael Angelo Solarte, presented a 10th year partnership plaque to commemorate 10 years working in partnership with MicroEnsure.
The MicroEnsure Philippines teams have risen to the challenges over the last 10 years and are optimistic that the future will bring further learnings and inspiration to continue to deliver a great service to their clients and their partners.
Those taking part in the receiving of the 10th year partnership plaque are from left to right: Esteban Tajanlangit, III (Board of Trustee TSKI), Demy Sonza (Board of Trustee TSKI), Rogelio De Pedro, Jr. (Country Manager, MicroEnsure), Angel De Leon, Jr. (Chairman TSKI), Angelo Solarte (Executive Director TSKI), Franklin Lopez (Treasurer TSKI).
What do the employees think?
Jerlie Quiobe has worked for MicroEnsure Philippines for more than 8 years and has shown outstanding dedication to the company, arriving daily in the office 2 hours before the usual business hours and getting straight down to work.
Lor Phillip Cabanilla Wong, “I love to work in this company. It gives me an opportunity to learn and help the less fortunate as well.”
Achieving 10 years in the Philippines has meant that MicroEnsure has been able to serve many Filipinos with premiere microinsurance and the MicoEnsure Philippines team believe in giving their best to achieve the company’s goals while remembering that what they do helps those in need.